Sunday, April 27, 2008

CA-RRU-CANYON - Calimesa - Six acres

RRU INCIDENT: Link
Incident Name: Canyon Incident Number: CARRU-37747
Date Reported: 04/27/2008 Time Reported: 3:31 PM
Incident Type: Wildland Fire
Incident Location: San Timoteo Canyon Road Near Palmer Avenue (TB 690-A6) City: Calimesa
Size/Type of Fuel/etc.: Cause: Powerlines - Human Caused -Utility Theft
Loss: $0 (STR): $0 (Contents): $0 Vehicle(s): $0
Save: $0 (STR): $0 (Contents): $0 Cost to Date: $0
Injuries:
Fatalities: 0 Critical: 0 Moderate: 0 Minor: 0 Non-Injury: 0
Transported Ground AMB: 0 Air AMB: 0
Containment Time: 04/27/2008 1430 Control Time:
Resources Assigned
Engines: 12 Breathing Supp.: 0 Helicopters: 2
Truck Co: 0 Squad: 0 Air Attack: 1
Firefighters: 75 RVC Medics: 0 Air Tankers: 2
Overhead Personnel: 3 AMB's: 0 Fire Crews: 2
Haz. Mat: No Co. Health: No County OES: No Fire Prev.: Yes Water Tenders: 2
Electrical Co: No Gas Co: No Water Co: No Bulldozers: 2
Red Cross: No Chaplain: No Displaced Persons: No Adult: 0 Child: 0
Misc. Equip: Sheriff's Office: No CHP: Yes Office: Indio
Cooperating Agencies: Southern California Edison
Supplemental
Comments: UPDATE 4:40 P.M. Fire is contained at six acres. Firefighters will remain at scene for at least three hours for mop-up. The cause of the fire was determined to be human attempt to remove and steal power lines. No suspects have been located thus far. CAL FIRE/Riverside County Firefighters are at the scene of a wildland fire on San Timoteo Canyon Road near Palmer Avenue on the south side of Calimesa. First arriving units reported 5 acres burning upslope in heavy fuels. Power lines are down in the area. Updates will be posted as information becomes available. No injuries have been reported
Problems: Powerlines down in the area.
Evacuations: No Evacuation Comments:
Information Center: 951-940-6985 OR:
Prepared By: Jody Hagemann Prepared Date/Time: 04/27/2008 1804

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